top of page

"Never give up hope."



When Shackleton finally got back to London in mid-1917, he was asked to speak at a boy's school. He couldn't make it but he wrote back and said, “The only message I can think of for your boys is: in trouble, danger and disappointment never give up hope. The worst always can be got over.”


He certainly knew what he was talking about.


Recent Posts

See All

A Classic Shackleton Moment...

April 12, 1916 - Orde-Lees' Journal - excerpt As we and the day advanced, the weather deteriorated but the sun's disc was sufficiently visible through the haze for Captain Worsley to get the much desi

A "strange contrast"

As the days darken earlier in the northern hemisphere, we can relate to Shackleton's words in South and marvel at the extraordinary cheerfulness of the Endurance crew... "A fine aurora in the evening

Comments

Rated 0 out of 5 stars.
No ratings yet

Add a rating
bottom of page